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Urgent Winter Appeal for Kobane

More than 800,000 Kurds from Kobane and Shengal have fled ISIS attacks and face a bitter winter in refugee camps. The UN predicts that many vulnerable people may not survive the winter unless more aid money can be raised. 131 more words

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DEC launches Ebola Crisis Appeal

A huge concerted effort is needed to contain the spread of the Ebola virus, says CAFOD Director Chris Bain.

Donate to the Ebola Crisis appeal >> 541 more words

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Hope for the people of Sierra Leone

“There is horror, sadness and tragedy – but there is also hope”

“I am often asked what the consequences of the Ebola crisis will be for Sierra Leone, and I compare it to our long bloody civil war in the 1990s.  142 more words

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Public Awareness Programme

Combating Ebola with trust

“Our trust in each other has been dented, yet we can only combat Ebola by gaining trust, not eroding it.

That is why the support we are getting from the Caritas network through CAFOD and Trocaire – mobilising the public education awareness programme – is at the heart of building trust within our fearful communities.” 162 more words

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"No one shakes my hand anymore"

“elbow to elbow… foot tapping”

“You’ll find Ebola posters plastered on all available buildings, the chatter on the radio is always about Ebola and the conversation on the street is about nothing else. 40 more words

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"Chlorine is the 'perfume' we all wear"

Ebola Emergency Appeal

“Here in Kenema in Sierra Leone, Ebola has settled in. You’ll find buckets of chlorine outside most of the restaurants for diners to wash their hands before entering. 52 more words

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Supporting CAFOD's Ebola Appeal in your parish

As I am sure you are aware, the deadliest outbreak of the Ebola virus in recorded history is gripping West Africa. There are now over 10,000 people infected and more than 4,500 people have died from the virus.In view of the seriousness of the situation, the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) has launched a major appeal, with CAFOD joining them in launching our emergency Ebola Crisis Appeal. 209 more words